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Greece Confirms 1,678 New Coronavirus Infections, 140 Patients in ICUs

November 1, 2020

ATHENS — Greece confirmed 1,678 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, of which 91 relate to known clusters and 25 were identified at entry points to the country.

The infections total 40,929 since the pandemic first broke out in Greece, of whom 4,137 relate to travel abroad and 13,493 to already known cases.

140 patients are intubated in hospitals. Their median age is 66 years and 93.6 pct has an underlying condition or is aged 70 or more. 37 are women. So far 291 patients have been discharged from ICUs.

In addition, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) registered another 9 deaths, bringing the pandemic's toll in Greece to 635. Of the deceased, their median age was 79 years and 96.2 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or more. Also, 241 were women.

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